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obama and mitt romney meanwhile battling it out in the swing state of ohio. john harwood joins us now with all the details. good evening, john. >> good evening, larry. you know, in the wake of that 47% video last week, mitt romney's got a new message and that's to tell middle class people as well as the poor that he cares about them. he did it on the stump in ohio today, he also did it in an interview with our nbc colleague ron allen just a few minutes ago. here's mitt romney. >> i served as a pastor of a congregation with people of all different backgrounds and economic circumstances that i care very deeply about the american people and people of different socioeconomic circumstances. and i think throughout this campaign, as well, we've talked about my record in massachusetts. don't forget, i've got everybody in my state insured. >> and here's some numbers, larry, that show you why that is mitt romney's message rather than tax cuts. you can't compare in the state of ohio where a new york times cbs poll shows mitt romney down by ten percentage points, president obama ahead on the econ
with you, rick. john taft, let me ask you about your clients. you've got to put money to work in this environment. how do you do it when we see the fundamentals are not keeping up with some of this market performance? >> it's a real challenge. the private client was tremendously traumatized by the financial crisis and spooked by technology glitches and continuing scandals in the marketplace. they still don't trust that if they put their money in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, it's going to grow in value over time. we've been encouraging them in as many ways as we can to move out of cash, move out of bonds, which they perceive as safe but have their own risks, into at least a benchmark waiting in equities. the problem is all through this year you've had overhanging uncertainty in the marketplace. first, u.s. economic growth, china, european sovereign debt crisis. those have been replaced right now by, as you've mentioned, fiscal cliff and debt ceiling negotiations. the investor is confused about where to go, but those investors who stayed in cash missed this rally that we've had
don't want it own their stock. john in illinois please john. >> caller: hey, jim. booyah to you. >> nice. what's going on? >> caller: twin energies. >> we do not have a president that favors using natural gas as a surface fuel that i can tell. we do not have a presidential candidate in governor romney who's interested in this fuel. i think that clean energy is just okay. don't buy. don't buy. mike. >> caller: cabella. cab. >> we've liked them for some time. i'm reiterating the buy here even though they've had a massive run and people are getting real cold feet about it. let's go to tex in virginia. >> caller: jim i'm choosing a small market cap company called novagold. >> they're too risky. let's go to sam in florida. sam. >> caller: yeah. booyah from venice, florida. >> i love it. >> caller: two-part question. what is your feelings on philip morris? >> too variable, i've written about this. let's go to john in massachusetts. john. >> caller: yes. >> john. >> caller: yes, hello. >> how are you? >> caller: good, thanks. how you doing, jim? >> real good. >> caller: good. well, i h
's an exclusive interview later this hour. also, don't miss my exclusive with john thain in the next hour. let's look at where we stand as we enter the final stretch. as i mentioned, the market had been up about 100 points earlier. we're very shy of the highs of the day. financials doing well. bank of america one of those dow components. jpmorgan as well. check the s&p 500. here's a look. again, that is the highest of the day. just shy of it, actually. up 14.5 points. better than 1%. we mentioned that gdp data. let's not forget we also had a dismal report on durable goods orders, once again showing weakness in this economy. investors not worried about these numbers today. >> we got decent news out of europe and china this morning. either way, we're asking if investors should think twice before buying into this kind of a rally based on what the u.s. economy is telling us right now. let's talk about it in today's "closing bell" exchange. we have larry blazer from mayflower advisers and our own rick santelli and mandy drury. larry glazer, you happen to believe that economically there's an iceberg
chief, john rice, saying that basically, the audacity of your putting forward some of the proposals that you had, you do think that and frequently you were the only woman in the room, do you think that that worked against you, was it held against you? excluded from discussions because of it? >> i don't know exa lot of people ask me that question and young women ask me that question, feeling excluded or left out or not listened to, may be gender or not. you can drive yourself crazy trying to figure it out. there, were i think, people that had some lack of respect for the fdic, too reviewed us as the regulator for those little people that had less than $100,000 in the bank. i think there was maybe some arrogance toward the agency, too. so, i don't know why, but i do know that our voice wasn't heard as much as it should. i was not included in as many meetingsize should have been, not advance warning i should have been. >> one points, you were getting most of your information from cnbc. >> yes. >> that treasury and fed were not talking to you. >> they were not talking to us, like we wer
think that's right. i can't imagine that espn is going to show any of this. i'm waiting for john gruden to use the telestrator on this one. don't go there, folks. >>> rough quarter for the social media stocks except for linked in. it is up 55% in three months. facebook, however, down 43%. pandora 14%. groupon off 92%. facebook is rallying today, though, avilan muching its e commerce gifts feature as we head into q 4. we want to hit another channel check. cnbc's running theme all day long. julia borsten on the social media. >> here's what to watch for in the social sector in the quarter ahead. it's all about growth. can social companies like facebook, zenga and groupon return to accelerating growth. will advertisers ship more dollars than just social? on october 23rd facebook reports its quarterly results. we'll be looking for updates on how the social network plans to make money, particularly from its fast-growing mobile user base. zynga mobile users are waiting to see if it can gain in declines. we'll see if groupon can turn its new ventures like mobile payments into new profits. for s
. he can't make it through john mccain, as good as john mccain is, he can't make it through rudy giuliani as good as he is on this. he has to articulate himself and that's a test of leadership. >> should do it right now. thank you very much, colonel jack jacobs and jennifer rubin. read her blog right turn on the "washington post." it is where i learn about these things. >>> on the side note, president obama took the time to call netanyahu. the white house says the president and the prime minister share a goal to prevent iran from having nuclear weapons. but romney told reporters afterwards that he told netanyahu he can't take military options off the table. take a look at this. this is not a good number. are we talking stall-speed recovery or outright recession? you know we have a lot of problems out there. we have this benghazi problem, the iranian problem with israel and now loutzcy economics coming in. i don't know what the heck we are going to do. later in the show we will talk about another problem, mitt romney. is mitt romney's problem mitt romney or his messaging? republic
today. john harwood joins us from washington. another development. i think you have to admit. might put romney over the top. that is madonna says she's going to take all her clothes off if obama were to win. >> no way! >> yes. >> she's already done that. >> that's what becky said. what's new? i think that might put romney over the top, like no, no! but you never know. >> she reinvents herself all the time. maybe she can reinvent herself as a 50-something pin-up. >> she tried to -- she said at a concert, you better support expletive obama, and then she called him a muslim or something. >> i saw some headline on twitter that said support the black muslim. >> yeah. the campaign is going stop, please! just don't -- just leave us out of this, please! anyway, ohio. who's in the north, who's in the south? that state is very different, cincinnati versus cleveland and columbus in the middle. where are the respective candidates? >> honestly, joe, i don't know. i do know that there is a new "new york times" cbs poll out that shows obama ten points ahead, which is higher than i have seen in other p
it is rolling over. let me do a technical and historical analysis before i comment on it. >> let's go to john. >> booyah this is john from the windy city. >> congratulations on last night's victory. >> ticker symbol nok? >> it is not okay to own that one n-o-k. we are going to skip nokia. how about mark in maryland? >> jim, a big thank you booyah from my wife. my question is regard iing gourdman's is this an excellent buying opportunity? >> again, i know this sounds like i'm punting a lot. i don't know how the last three months, but i have to do my homework on this one. i'm not ready and up to speed. tom in california. >> two israeli communication stocks. partner and sell. ptnr and cel. >> i have been saying cel, please do not touch it. it is way too risky for me. billy in pennsylvania. >> yes, jim, booyah from the country who hosts your eagles on sunday. i bear no malice and how can i make money with you? >> okay. my question, pay big dividends 10%. wind screen. >> we had them on. i was not convinced that this company was going to do very well. i'm going to say no. i'm going to rm eeen in ca
's not the automakers bringing it to the golden state. john ford is at google headquarters with the story. >> reporter: google and self-driving cars, california's governor about to sign a bill that moves those really close to being a reality for everybody else here in california. he's going to arrive here in just about 20 minutes. now, last year nevada signed a similar law that allowed self-driving cars on the road. that just went into effect this year. california is the big deal here because there are more than 30 million licensed vehicles on the road in california, making it the biggest state for cars by far. last month california -- sorry, google announced that more than 480,000 miles had been driven in the self-driving, driverless cars without an accident. that's a pretty big deal. they're hoping that this technology will spread. one thing to note, google uses these cars to collect map data, which is one advantage they've got over apple going forward in the maps mess. back to you. >> so how does it work, john? you just program where you're going and just plug in and -- i mean -- >> enjoy the ride?
, same sex action, will the john roberts supreme court continue to reshape the country in a liberal or conservative direction? that's what we need to know. 36 days remaining until the election, sometime for some tough love on tax policies. paul ryan appeared on fox news sunday to talk taxes. i thought ryan did rather well, take a listen. >> our pro growth tax reform, it cuts taxes by 20%, higher take home for the mid class, that right there creates about 7 million jobs. it's not what deductions are in the tax code, but it's who gets them. and don't forget that the higher income people will have a disproportionate amount of the loopholes that they use. >> for somebody who didn't cut taxes in his convention speech in tampa--when mr. ryan was asked to give the math on the tax cuts, here's what he spochbtded. >> i don't have the -- it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> all right, so why not use some specific math examples. let's go back to the kudlow caucus, we have good friend david costa and jim patakokus i want to go to you first. if someone asked me the numbers
bartiromo will be sitting down with john thain on "the closing bell." lots of questions about whether the company is for sale, for instance. >> that's a committkey question sure he won't be answering. >>> take a look where we're standing on the markets. interesting move, apple actually trading to the down side today. so this would be, i believe, the fourth straight day of losses for shares of apple. down just a quarter of a percent, but steve milonovich cutting again the december quarter iphone shipment estimates down to 38 million. he said that upside is very unlikely love 40 million. and he is citing specifically the suppliers. we've talked about this a lot. but for the iphone 5, they switched to the in-cell display technology, and it's more complicated to make. and so there are some bottlenecks there. >> he also some bragging rights. he was cautious i think going into the launch. >> yes. >> shares down about 5%, i think, since the launch of the iphone 5. and now the "new york post," did you see this today, has a story that the samsung ad that ran during the football game has three
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. john ford joining us now. what exactly is tim cook thinking? is this something you could have seen steve jobs doing? >> well, yeah, marimaria. i can't tell you exactly what he's thinking. he's signaling to people this is a big deal. he's in the going to try to spin it. the only fix is to gradually make this product better. would steve jobs have apologized? maybe. four years ago when the mobile me service flopped, jobs sent a message internally to employees that conveniently leaked. it didn't say i'm sorry, but it said we screwed up, and here's what we should have done better. this map app is more of an issue. navigation is a central part of the mobile experience. i believe this is a pivotal moment for apple. the company's culture is set up to make it good at systems but bad at services. good at secrecy, bad at apologizing. steve jobs never successfully shifted the culture to fix the internet services problem. i think tim cook is signaling he's going to try. i'll add this quickly. it's crucial he succeed because between maps, i-cloud and other services, apple is going to have to get
. on the fundamental side, john stevenson, with first asset investment in toronto. carter, you brought a rather long-term chart. >> sure, i did. >> to make your point today. >> right. actually we're on the side of the s&p here. just for fun -- >> you'd pick stocks over gold. here's why. >> here's the very long-term chart. it starts when the s&p was first conceived. >> what is this no. >> this is the ratio. simply taking the price of gold as it relates to the price of the s&p. one unit of gold, one unit of the s&p. the denominator changes or the numerator. in this case gold gets five times the price of the market. it's a function not so much of gold, but stocks collapsing in the '30s. >> when this chart goes higher gold was outperforming stocks. >> this is a function not only of gold, but stocks were terrible in the '30s. when the ratio spikes again in the '70s it wasn't so much stocks, but gold was really surging. that was the record high. right know we're about 1.2. the average if you take all this is about 1.5. it's not that out of skew in terms of where it's been historically. the eye wants to se
by the surprising weakness of the data coming out of the u.s." another coach, john riding says, "these orders," this is the durable goods data," "are putrid. we believe 9 weakness is tied to asia and europe as well as uncertainty over the tax environment for 2013." one piece of data. i don't know what kind of score you get on the vindicated doves here. but you can see the average coming down. the actual numbers before averaging them, 385 down to 359. get something improvement in jobs numbers together with the consumer snichlt jobs component was not too bad. we'll have to watch this closely. but right now we're taulg this vindicated doves and maybe there's another game out there, angry hawks but michelle has a much easier time of making this stretch of a metaphor to an app. all you. >> from vindicated doves, right? hi, simon. >> yes. let's get on with the bad piggies. i can't wait, michelle. not offensive to europeans at all. not offensive at all. you talk about the little piggies in southern europe. you go ahead with it. >> they went wee, wee, wee -- >> the new game is called bad piggies. thi
? >> not necessarily. depends. >> a little bit like john chambers saying we're looking at possibly having a new ceo at cisco. >> given the staples organization yesterday, radio shack is likely to come out with something like that in the next few months or quarters. meanwhile, a new cfo at yahoo!. if you missed the headlines, she expects the company to have a strong mobile position by 2015. we're hearing a lot about 2015 lately. they will approve only projects that can draw 100 million users or 100 million in revenue. but a little detail on individual projects, per se. >> so that stock continues higher today. take a look at gold miners in general. gold price itself is down by about $15 a share. the miners are falling based on the precious metal falling as well. this is a story that you don't talk too much about, but there have been a rash of strikes in south africa. started with a mining strike where 46 people died in that strike. finally resulted in an 11% to 22% pay increase. so a lot of the miners in that part of the world are thinking wow, we strike two to push for these pay increases and that's
. let's jump over to apple. as we said, tim cook issuing this apology for the maps app. john ford is live with the latest. john, your reaction to something we just don't see that often. >> i used to call these rare apple apologies, but they are becoming more common now. they apologized for changers with retail workers without. now it's the strongest apology yet. tim cook says he's sorry for the frustration map errors are causing customers. this is evidence of a new leadership style from apple. and the other incidents i mentioned. but this is easily the most challenging problem apple faced in the cook era and that's because unlike the other problems, this one is a problem with the product. it comes as an interesting time. iphone 5 laumpbling in 22 more countries today. and apple maps aren't turning out the strongest results. on the positive side, customers with the iphone 5 seem happy with it. surveys show people are less satisfied with ios6 than 5. if you're an android user thinking about switching to the iphone, this is a red flag for you. some people will still do it, but it mak
is a turnaround story. at the end of 2010, the company brought in new ceo john bryant, who's been trying to get the business on the right track by getting the pricing right and introducing new products. i was very critical of them. they weren't making it. but i think they're turning it now. they've got cereals like crave, different varieties of kashi. at this point this stuff seems to be working. kellogg's last quarter, it was pretty good. the company's u.s. business was in excellent shape. they did say that european business was having trouble. europe is not as big a piece of the pie for kellogg that we should totally fret about it. we know from conagra and general mills that they are doing better. more proof, how about the mystery of the missing cereal market share. we know kellogg's share is up by roughly 20 basis points, but general mills also sharing in europe. in europe, kellogg has been working its butt off. got a new management team in place over there. and basically the circumstantial evidence from general mills. it seems like these guys do know what they're doing. the general's pain c
in wait and see mode. earlier today, john engler -- >> this is an economy that wants to move, that i believe could lead the world back. it's sort of like the nfl. if the players don't know how to play the game, don't know how it's going to be refereed. well, in washington our referees are on strike. they're not getting much done. thampbl >> that about sums it up. let's bring in our guests. gentlemen, good to have you on the program. how real is this issue? you know, because of this gridlock in washington and this inability to get anything done, you're really seeing business stall. >> well, business people and investors never have as much information as they'd like and never as much visibility into the future. you do the best you can with what you have. we're in this slog. it's a global slog. europe is also in trouble. china is growing very slowly. i think we will fight our way out of it. i think there's good opportunity for investors in risky assets. >> do you acknowledge there's a bit of a paralysis going on as a result of the uncertainty about the fiscal cliff? >> there's always un
, for the price of oil again. should investor s be concerned about this 10% plunge? john, is this a red flag for investors? to what do you attribute this move for oil, and how does this impact the market? >> i think the crude oil has been the conscious of this market since qe-3 was lost. crude oil keyed almost immediately off why qe-3 was being undertaken. that's because of the poor economic environment we've been in. all these things pointing to a slow down, not to mention the swing demand center of the world, china, slowing down and having problems really has put the brakes on what was an impressive rally. we've given back 10% of that now already in rapid fashion. i think it's a clear signal for investors across the markets to watch out. there's a ral slowing going on. >> there's a real slowing going on, and it's being reflected in the price of oil. where else is it being reflected? might we see other commodities start following oil lower? >> you're starting to see the agricultural commodities break down a bit. you saw soybeans down around 15. that could get into the low teens quickly here
of a suburban detroit home. nbc's john yang with the latest. >> reporter: investigators took two soil samples from that shed. it's that area where an informant says 37 years ago around the time of jimmy hoffa's disappearance, he saw something being buried. police last week took ground-penetrating radar, looked at that radar and found indications of something about two feet beneath the ground. they've decided to go ahead, take these soil samples. they'll be analyzed by a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university. if they find evidence of human remains in those soil samples, then they'll start digging it up to see what's there. the police chief said from what he saw as they dug it out, they pulled out those soil samples, they were dark, murky earth. no immediate indications to the naked eye of something in there. but why they're going to be analyzed by a forensic anthropologist, to see if this is where the mystery of the disappearance of jimmy hoffa ends. maria. >> amazing. thanks so much. we'll keep following that. up next, find out why qatar's prime minister is investing the countr
on the board of cisco and ceo john chambers recently said whoever wins this election should govern like bill clinton as he spoke about clinton's effectiveness. what's going on from your view sitting on the board of cisco, having the experience that you've had at yahoo! tell me how you see the environment changes and where specifically you would expect growth to happen in technology in the next five years. >> well, i think technology in general -- probably the biggest challenge is not so much the social interactions but everybody's talking so much about data. data is very, very hard to mine correctly. so i think you're going to see a push back towards a lot of enterprise apps that really figure out how it get information to the companies so they can actually be more personalized for the user, but easy to say, a lot to do. >> and really quick, on what you're seeing out there, how tough is europe right now for technology? what are you seeing in terms of the global slow down? >> well, europe continues to baffle us in general in technology. it looks like it's getting softer, not stronger. you kno
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and the richmond fed survey. and john williams says he expects the central bank to expand its bond buying program next year and end it before the close of 2014. he's arguing that it will take more than a few months for the latest round to drive down the high unemployment rate. therefore he's suggesting that there is good cause to ratchet up the fed's already aggressive measures p wi measures. williams voted for the stimulus. a check of the markets. yesterday it closed down slightly. take a look at what's happening in europe. you'll also see slightly lower. not major moves around the region. hang seng up by about four points. kospi pi down by about 12. oil prices, this has been a big changer. yesterday the transports finally turned up after a horrible week of trading. a huge swing may be the thing that actually helps out some of the transports after all the lousy news we heard started off by fedex and the warping it gave. if you take a look at the ten ye year, pushed below. the dollar is up against the euro and the swiss franc. down against the yen, but euro trading at 1.2907. gold prices which dr
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in denver monday night where he was introduced at a rally by the former broncos quarterback john elway. he told supporters he thinks the debates will be about something bigger than who appears to be the winner or loser. you can tune into cnbc for full coverage of the presidential debate. it is wednesday night tomorrow from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. eastern. and we also want to hear from you, you can tweet us your thoughts on the election using #cnbc 2012. >> holiday sales are predicted to rise 4.1% this year, more than a percentage point lower than the last two years. would be the slowest growth since 2009 when sales rose just 0.3%. u.s. consumers are feeling better about the rebounding stock market and rising home prices, but that is being offset by weak job growth and higher food and gas prices. and automakers will also report september u.s. sales later today. forecast to rise 8% from a year ago. matching the pace set in august. they're also expected to be boosted by pent up consumer demand and generous cash incentives by dealers on pickup trucks. toyota and honda should pace the field again wi
$13,000 into your company back when it started, right? >> it was john's first, you know, big hit back in 1984. things turned out okay for him. >> what is the maximum amount of alcohol you can put into a beer? is there a law? >> that's a good question. >> is there a law? >> no, it's more of the laws of physics and biology, and we've been working on that for 20 years, sam adams triple dark became the strongest beer in the world in 1992, and we're releasing the latest version of sam adams utopias, it weighs in at about 58 proof, so you know, you can push it pretty high. >> wow. jim, the reason i'm asking that's what i had. the liquor store in where i lived gets one six-pack of beer that was 57 proof and someone said here, try this. and he said try it for the taste, and you know, i drank it, i'm telling you, one bottle, it was like drinking a whole bottle of wine, i think. and i didn't have any more. they only had one bottle, that's when i really got angry, but. >> yeah e and it's $170 a bottle. >> it is? >> a bottle. >> it is? >> yeah, that two-ounce shot you had was about a $15 shot of
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